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headway on the economy. back in july, obama had a 16-point lead on that measure. today, it's tied. did you wait too long? >> absolutely not. i mean, you know, it's interesting that you're pointing out your national tracker poll but in the virginia poll that you just cited we are beating romney in terms of who do you trust to get the economy going? in terms of the president's plans, we're happy to talk about them. we ran a two-minute ad on it. we have been campaigning across the country on this plan. you know, whether it's putting the best trained workers all over this country. bringing jobs back to this country. rather than sending them overseas or doing some nation-building at home. we're ending two wars. these are big plans and the president laid them out at the convention and it's a second term of an obama presidency will mean. it stands in sharp contrast to romney romney's. we can look at these polls a million different ways. they all say something different. at the end of the day, we're focused on getting the president across the country. meeting as many voters as possible. and invest
that will pull us together. also with the economy which is another big sticking point. we are supposed to have constitutionly -- the congress is supposed to take care of our monetary policy but since we shrugged that off to another entity and it's not doing a good job of it. these are the things i want to get back to doing as a congressman if you will elect me, we will see a lot -- we will see things happen differently in this country. >> let's get to some of the questions, one thing people are wondering about is the economy. 16 trillon dollars in debt. unemployment at 8%, housing market is a mess. what would do you? >> you have to face it by addressing monetary policy. this is something that congress ignores even though we try to fix small things here and there. we are going to mess with this housinmarket, just try to -- increase jobs over here through the government expansion of some sort of program or another. the real thing that boils down is the economy is where the money comes and what it's made of. the fact we have a federal reserve that's about to again do another round of easing, th
. where do you start? >> it's a tough economy. we don't have to start from scratch, though. the president has put legislation to the congress and the democrats have supported jobs legislation. for example, investing in our infrastructure and it's something we've got to do anyway. you can create jobs quickly through infrastructure. look at the water mains that broke in downtown baltimore not too long ago. one was from 1914. the other was from 1897. we have to fix our infrastructure. if we do so, would can create jobs. it's important to do that. we can do that in the near term as well as over the long term. >> former secretary of state condoleezza rice recently referred to education as quote, the civil rights struggle of our day. do you agree with that assessment? if so, how do you address it. >> it's the cred you want to give every single child an equal opportunity to a decent opportunity. they need to be able it go into a good school that's got supplies and materials where there's a qualified teacher in front of every classroom. that costs some money to do on the front end but we get that
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that drive our economy now clearly closed but also right now men are down there in the dark on their way to fixing the subway and this city, diane. >> and they show up and say we'll just roll with it as you showed us, chris. thank you so much and one more way in which the superstorm turned the city into a danger zone. that crane, you remember it, knocked over by wind but still attached to a skyscraper and dangling 1,000 feet above the street. 80 tons of steel held by braces until they can dismantle it and get it down, it is still there. and still ahead right here on "world news," newborn babies evacuated from a hospital as the storm rages overhead. new pictures from inside the scarewell. patients whisked to safety and our david muir is there. people really love snapshot from progressive, but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i knew what i could save before i switched to progressive. the better i drive, the more i save. i wish our company had something this cool.
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and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> welcome back to our special storm coverage. and from here in toms river, new jersey, we're going to take you back to new york city, where actually, the full extent of the ruin caused bid sandy by sandy w coming into focus. let's go to abc's dan harris, our colleague, who is in staten island tonight. dan? >> reporter: good evening to you from in front of what remains of a neighborhood restaurant here. the people in this area say they were hit by a sort of tsunami. in my ways, it was a secret tsunami, because the vast majority of the media attention has really focused on the jersey shore and lower manhattan. so, today, we decided to travel to staten island to see for ourselves this hidden pocket of utter devastation. we woke up this morning to alarming images out of staten island. people being plucked off their roovs two days after sandy, in scenes reminiscent of katrina. also reports of a desperate search for two chi
do elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> this is from overnight. explosion from new york city, the new york city con edson plant. one of the reasons part of lower manhattan is in trouble and dark. the company vice president is saying this morning, this is the worst storm related outage in the company's history, as you can see, incredible explosion happening out of there. >> according to breaking news.com, it could be a week because of the explosion, could be a week for customers to get back on. that's out of con edson. >> if you lost power, you know it's brutal being without it for that long. >> i a lot of you are listening opposed to watching. a huge fire broke out in the breezy point neighborhood incomes queens new york. >> 50 homes destroyed. jim describes the incredible scene. we will run the video for you to hear. >> 4200 homes out here. this is a community that
: and so do elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> tousing our superstorm sandy -- continuing our superstorm sandy coverage. >> abc2 news roosevelt leftwich reports on the cleanup. >> reporter: the cleanup continues. folks in cecil county thought they road the storm out pretty well but one family has a heck of a story to tell. the eastern shore is very flat. in these fields you can grow just about anything here, including, very, very tall trees. when they fall, you can hear it all over cecil. this tree came crashing through the roof of her kitchen. it looks bad on the outside. inside it's even worse. kelly was three steps from the doorway and saw it happen. >> i heard a loud crash, snapping sound, looked up to see the rain and the wind and the tree running through the middle of my kitchen. >> years ago he said this was a model kitchen because of the chestnut cabinets and moder
election day. we have more from washington. >> reporter: the economy has dominated the conversation during the election cycle. >> you want to see four more years with 23 million americans struggling for a good job? >> reporter: now -- >> now is the time to keep pushing forward to educate our kids and take all our workers and create new jobs and rebuild infrastructure. >> reporter: today both sides will wait for the monthly jobs report watching to see if the rate goes up or down. in september the jobless number dropped from 8.1% to 7.8%. that's lowest figure in nearly three years what it was when president obama took office. both sides spun the data. >> aid rehypedder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> we can do better. we don't have to stay on path we have been on. >> reporter: expect it to become a talking point on the trail that will be winding through the main battleground states in the days ahead. romney and the president are visiting 7 states today through sunday romney's campaign says the traditionally democratic state of pennsylvania is in play and announced the
't done anything. economy hasn't gotten better. we're in the same spot we were when bush was the president. >> reporter: and another emotional thing has surfaced. gay marriage. >> i think same sex couples should be able to get married. >> i don't even care what obama says. jesus said marriage is between a man and a woman. >> reporter: this reverend, the pastor of a large african-american congregation in baltimore, is among those profiled in the documentary. a fiery charismatic speaker, he's among a new generation of black religious leaders diving into the political fray. >> this election has far reaching implications. >> reporter: you part ways with the president on the issue of gay marriage. >> yes. i'm against the president on that issue. >> reporter: but he still supports obama. >> i think where it is that the african-american community and the black pastors have got to mature is one issue ought not be able to sever the relationship. >> reporter: are you concerned that some of the black pastors are going to tell their congregations to stay at home or vote the other way? >> that's a very
today in which is contin. -- wisconsin expected to focus on his idea to boost the economy. election day is tuesday november 6th. >> president obama is bringing star power for the final days of the campaign trail. bruce springsteen will perform at presidential stops along the way with wisconsin, ohio and iowa on the map and jay-z will perform at an ohio stop. >>> for most kids the major motivation is snag as much candy as possible. matthew gilbert is more concerned about where the candy is placed so he went for halloween as a bolt box. >> -- ballot box. >> this is a box that goes about down to here and it is split in happen when you vote we open it from the bottom and pour out candy and count each one. >> he factor in a 5% margin of airior for candy eaten alone the way. president obama won 90 to 3. gilbert went as ballot box in 2008 and obama won that too. >> pretty clever. >>> we are getting creative for breast cancer awareness. >> carol hospital september put together a video -- center put together a video called the pink dance. [ music ] >> i encourage you to check this out it's a fun
obama? or bolster romney's claims on the economy? jake tapper is in ohio. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning from a barn outside columbus, george. that's right, with this race so close here in ohio, any major event could tip undecideds or soft voters into the obama camp or the romney camp. so, all eyes are on the jobs report in this nail-biter of an election. stumping for votes, the candidates leave no stone unturned. in west virginia, romney was heckled. >> what about the climate? that's what caused the storm. >> reporter: he did some heckling of his own against the president. >> the president said he was going to consider putting in place a secretary of business. i don't think that what we need is another government bureaucrat that supposedly knows something about job creation. i think it would be helpful to have a president that actually understands job creation. >> reporter: as the president did in green bay, vegas, and boulder. fresh from hurricane sandy, he talked unity. >> there's no democrats or republicans dung a storm. just fellow americans. >> reporter:
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those who lost their lives would want. >> they would want us to have an economy and have a city going on for those that they left behind. >> reporter: mayor bloomberg has suggested putting a deadline on how late the final runners can cross the finish line on sunday. he has announced the race will be dedicated to the victims of the hurricane and their families. >> there may not be power. that might be scary. >>> we're going to turn to a frightening story out of michigan, where a highway shooter was targeting two dozen vehicles in the state. police are looking for anybody that might be involved. pierre thomas has the latest on that. pierre, this is scary stuff. >> reporter: it is, george. it's a race against time in michigan, as police try to stop someone who has been randomly shooting on the highway. for baseball fans driving along interstate 96, was shot in his left hip. >> first, call the cops. thought maybe a robber or something. on the highway. >> reporter: you see him here on the surveillance tape, limping into a gas station, looking for help. only 30 minutes earlier and only a mi
. >> after this devastation. >> i get the economy. i get the charity, part of it. i get that folks have already booked hotels and flights. i get that you want to make a statement that new york is still going to be new york and all that, they're still finding bodies in home. cops and workers have been working for days long shift. it's time to restrain resources and running in all that hoopla that folks just lost everything. there's no right answer. >> i wonder what our viewers think. >> chime in. we will we read some of those responses on monday. >>> coming up our coverage of the aftermath of hurricane sandy continues. >>> up next, we introduce you to some dedicated health workers who are making sure some of our most vulnerable citizens have what they need to survive. >>> first here again is how you can help. you're watching "world news now." every time someone chooses finish over cascade, it sparks a movement. look ! no ugly spots ! and see that shine ! you've got to try finish. because once they try finish, they can't keep it to tmselves. i'm switching for good. wow ! awesome ! finish
... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> that's the community of breezy point, completely devastated. a tight-knit community on the edge of new york harbor. and our cameras were up close as the burning fires wiped it out. more than 100 homes destroyed. it looks like a moonscape right now. that's elizabeth vargas. we're going to go to her in a moment. >> that's a firefighter community. >> so sad. >>> we also have new details on the dramatic hospital evacuations that happened during the storm. doctors, nurses, paramedics, saving so many babies. working respirators by hand. we'll hear from the mothers at their moment of crisis. unimaginable. >>> and the flooding so severe. take a look at that. that's a runway at laguardia, underwater. normally one of the world's busiest airports. we heard chris cuomo talking about the new york city marathon this weekend. people coming from all over the country, all over the world for
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